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Juke Joint Festival in Mississippi Kicks Off Blues Festival Season

Spring is upon us, and that means Juke Joint Festival is kicking off the festival season! We talked with Roger Stolle of Cathead Folk Art Gallery about the exciting Clarksdale, Mississippi festival.
Delta Blues Museum Addition Featured

Delta Blues Museum Breaks Ground on Muddy Waters Addition

The Delta Blues Museum broke ground on the exciting new wing, dedicated as the Muddy Waters Addition. The 7,000 sq ft, two-story wing will house new permanent exhibits, and will open in 2012!
Eric Clapton with Jeff Beck at Crossroads Guitar Festival

Eric Clapton Auctions off Guitars for Charity

Tomorrow, Eric Clapton will be auctioning off over 70 guitars and dozens of amplifiers from his personal collection to aide his charity, the Crossroads Centre.

"The Nightshift" Blues Radio Show Debuts Tonight!

David Samson is a 15 year veteran of the airwaves hosting a weekly Blues program called The Nightshift
International Blues Challenge

See you at the International Blues Challenge!

The International Blues Challenge is coming up!
American Blues Scene Featured Video

Ronnie Wood, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang at the Crossroads Guitar Festival

Here's a special treat! Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones, and Johnny Lang, all jamming on one magnificent stage!
American Blues Scene Featured Video

Curtis Salgado at the 2009 Blues Music Awards

Here is a video from one my favorite singers, Curtis Salgado, performing on the 2009 Blues Music Awards. I am in the process of conducting a lengthy interview with Mr. Salgado that just seems...
Blues Music Awards

2011 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year's Blues Music Awards nominations have just been announced!! Included is a partial excerpt from The Blues Foundation:
New home of The Blues Foundation

Blues Foundation Moves to Dream Location on South Main

The Blues Foundation is moving to South Main next year, fulfilling a 30-year-old dream for a permanent home to showcase the music and the artists who make it.
Keeping The Blues Alive Awards

2011 Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced

On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals and organizations with its 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Award during a recognition brunch on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Memphis, Tennessee.
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